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MONTANA IN THE LEAD.
Impressions of a New Yorker Who Is Traveling Over the Northwest. He Is Going to Looate and Invest Somewhere in This Country. .e Far He Is of the Oplatua That Montana Ofers the Bset Induoements-Boom Towns of Washtlgton. Below are Riven the observations of a gentleman from New York city, possessed of eonsiderable money, who is desirous of investing some of it in the tocky Mountain or Pacific states of the great new welt. About Aug. 1 he left New York and has sinoe traveled over the whole length of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, across Idaho and on to every prinoipal point in Washington and Oregon. He has visited all the poineipal cities and all the great quartz mills and smelters. For over twenty years he has been engaged in the superin tendence of metallic manufactures, and has made considerable money in real estate investments. He now desires to locate where he can best invest In mining, milling ores, smelting or in somse growing city. The impressions of the several places he has visited so far. and his analysis of his observations are interesting. He spent several days in Butte City, a week in Hel ena, and also Great Falls. He was highly pleased with Montana generally, and par ticularly with its people. Here he found the most active, intelligent, keen and wide awake business men he had ever met. They would compare favorably with the ablest in New York city. He thought Hel ena was the most solid and beat built little city he ever saw, and its public and busi ness houses would do great credit to New York or Chicago. Its weekly bank state ment astonished him. This gentleman is now in Portland and will visit and study every principal business city, mining camp. agricultural and fruit raising district in California, even down to San Diego. and when he cets through will make up his mind where to locate or make investments. In a letter from Spokane of Aug. 22, he says: "1 am well impressed with Spokane and like Great Falls. but will suspend judg ment on them until I have investigated the bound cities and those in California. The general opinion of travelers and others with whom I have talked, not actually resi dents here, seems to be, that while this section may be the most desirable as a place of residence, (on account of milder climate) Montana is the place for busi ness and money making generally. "Since leaving Spokane I have succes sively 'done up' Tacoma, Seattle. Everett, Fairhaven and New Whateom. While this sound country is destined for a great future, there is no rabbing out the fact that the cities named are dead, dead, dead. 'Deader nor a door nail.' Everett has more signs of life and activity than all the others, but I size it up as an alleged city in spite of the fact that John D. Rookfeller, the Northern Pacific millionaire, Colgate Hoyt, also of the Northern Paciflc, Mr. Hewitt, of Tacoma, and other prominent capitalists, are behind the scheme and svending millions of money. I understand that the city is but seven months old, and there certainly hars been a wonderful amount of work done in developing the property, but I can not but think that the bottom will some day drop out of the scheme, although everything seems to be presented in the most convmncing way, and the people there impress me as being thor ounhly in earnest, meaning all they tell one. But by way of analysis it seems pa tent to me that while they display a cour age and confidence that is most praise wonthy, they will soon be ahead of their resour ces. "There are not yet enough farmers in this northwestern country to support great cities, and until the states fill up more, these new towns seem doomed to suffer. 1 believe thoroughly that the resources are away ahead of our eastern states, but it will take time for people to find this out, time to interest capital enough, and above all a great deal of time for people to learn that eve: ybody cannot get rich out of town lots, and that somebody has got to pioneer it by clearing land for farms, and follow it up by cultivating them. There can be no doubt but that many men will get rich in towns like Everett; many have done se here in Fairhaven, but the boom burst not long ago and now everyday is Sunday, so far as business and commercial activity are con cerned. 'Thert'e are good men here who will stick to their town, and if they can do so without going under, they will, after a few years be rewarded. "Bellingham Bay impresses me as the most likely future loading and unloading point for shipments to and from the Orient, in that It is some 600 miles nearer than San Francisco, and one of the finest land locked harbors I know of, with excellent anchorage for hundreds of ships and it would seem that Hill and his Great Northern must want a slice of the tea carrying trade which now goes to the Canadian Pacific at Van couver. SpeculatioU is rife as to where HIill's terminus will be. They all seem to thnuk they pussess superior advantageso and all talk it, and talk it big too, and state thleir reasons in most con vinruing trms, but as I have found money a scarce commodity In my life time in the sense that it is easily acquired, I have not sufllicient nerve to gamble on possibilities as eresented on this coast, than which there can be no better point, commercialiy con sidered, anywhere in this western country, in icy opinion, when the resourous shall be comer known and developed." '! his aentleman writ a that he will visit Mont;.na again next slling., because Its business optvortunities mprees himu more favorably than he bha seen elsewhere; but that he murst thorroueghly do Califlornia b. fore deciding. 'fhe foreoingl ittuer showe that Mroilttraia nro a fully iillressoes rpropl, sr ekio huirness oplportuilliee alid places frir pariosecetnt invsltmeot tlerr· wl.n~ l the west. i. A. IT. oxtturaion to A11eatlhigton, 1). [;. On account of the G, A. It. enoamoment at Woashtr~ton, )D. C., the Northern Vaelic railroad will make a rate of .j.t.rt), ielena to Waohio.ton and returu, tickots on sale he t. 11th to ith. inulusov,, good to return until (Lt. lkte. li, -meuber toat the ",orth eitt lCc rne. a solid vetlbulo traon from Il, ont to (Chi,".1o watuont clrhae, rekilng but on chi.ne of ( ar,, rc.e.s.ary hetween Helenat and iWashengto,. Fo' Iull ptrtc:c1I e, eleell.rn (tr reserve tions, etc., call at the Nostterte laactio city ticket othe.ic. Cu. , '. Fr', A.D. I)'. , C. 1'. ,L '1. A., (eit ralt Agent. bs. Paul, hitun. Helena, Mlout. The (lke Hive hsa jukst received a foll line of JeLs.h.0uw lear cards of all tio latest 'diutle. Taken Back to Pr.inn. PlA r.Mva i LAxr, Col., Sept. 12.-George Loupten, one of the most desperate high waymen and burglars in the country, went west laet night In charge of Warden Charles Ault and Deputy Davis, of the California state prison. Lruten escaped from Fl, som in March, 1784, and had eleveun years yet to serve, lie was located in Wisconisn, and is now taken back to serve out his term. 'Ihe Northern Pacific Out. hT. PAUL, Sept. 12.-The Northern I'a. eliio to-day filed notice of its withdrawal from the Traascontinental association, following the example of the Great North ern and the Canadian tPaeide. The g:oundo given, it is understood, are that the asso elation, under present ciroumetances, has no permanency and an amicable agreement touching Placific rates cannot be reached. PERSONAL. kate Will, representing the Journal of Industrial Education, of Chicago, I a via itor in Helena, the guest of Mrs. Hillman, Broadway and Raleigh streets. Departaree via the Great Northern 7y terday were: Miss . M. Baker, Mineeap oils; Book Dillard, H. B. Reed, A. J. Rack ney, Washington; Rev. Wm. Rollines, t. Paul. John Haalett, an old Montana prospector, has arrived in Helena from Colorado, to visit his brother. Mr. Hazlett left Mon* tana in 18it and yesterday was the flrattime he had been here since then. Judge F. S. Bedell, chief postofflee in spector of this division, and Inspector William Watkins, Jr., have returned from a three weeks' visit to the Pacific const part of the time having been spent in Los Angeles. Isabella Kirkendall and Mary K. Simon ton, president and secretary of the provi sional departmnent of Montana Woman's Belief corps, left yesterday for Washington to attend the national convention of the W. t. C. W. H. Montager, wqo has been connect. ed with the Pacific Express company of Kansas City for a number of years, has come to Helena to locate, having associated himself with W. E. Phillips. general agent of the Northwestern Life Insurance com pany. Mrs. C. iM. mlar and Mrs. Hawk, moth er and sister of W. Hawk, who have been visiting the latter for some weeks, leave Thursday for their home in Hamilton, O. They made many warm friends during their stay in Helena who will regret their departure. The departures yesterday over the Union Pacifle were Henry Wilson and wife for Omaha, A. R. Depew and Fred H. Rice for Washington, D, C., John Perry for Pueblo, Mrs. Curnow and Geo. Curnow for Denver, J. F. Hart for Kansas City, A. W. Stanton for San Francisco, and A. D. Patton for Chicago. The departures via the Northern Pacific yesterday were W. C. Leslie, W. G. Morris, D. B. Dean and O. Bradford for Chicago, L]. B. Dwight for St. Paul, Francis C. Bliss for Chicago, C. D. stinker for Seattle, W. hay for Dickinson, N. D., P. E. Naylor, H. Naylor and L. Long for Chicago, M. L. Blake and wife for Auburc, Neb., L. R. Smith. Mrs. H. Kirkendall. Caddie Kirken dall, Tom B. Kirkendall, Mary E. Simon son, Bertha Frank, C. T. Perry. Mrs. C. T. Perry, E. C. Rausel, Geo. H. Franklin, Amon Pratt, Charles Lowo and W. A. Ellis for Washington, D. C. Arrivals at The Helena. M Heoht. New York C H Hand, Butte F W itaeor. Marys- E It McNeill and wife, ille Wickes W eu Wyeth and wife. A HM elson, Chicago St Joseph, Mo Mrs C L Christie, Miss 11 A Walker, Du- Washington, D C lath Dr .1 H oell and wife, E M Rusk, Kirkwood, Philadelphia 111 G 1 tieyener. Kirk A \11lson, lRaderebnrg wood. ill CL bitzseiumon,. Chi- Fam Daniels, Chionago cage A L is ilcox, Chicago A outhrie. St Paul 1: A Berg, Chicago J W Foreinger, Chi- Hirama Knowles, Mis souls Ic (' Bacorn, hlarys- V I r ecker and wife, -ille Marysville hiss Merrill, Milwau- Mrs sV Booker, Mil kee waukee Arrivals at the Grandt Central. A Peterson, Cavendish John C Wilson, St. F T Conrad, St Joseph, Plaul Mo D W Grinnell, Mis D M Durfee, Deer sonla Lodge John Gleason, Wolf George Travis. St Clair Creek T Pesin. Butte Wm Lewis, Cardiff Robert 0 Brockway, Will Hanock, Wheeler, lBrooklyn Wia Gee S ' alkins. Madi- Joe B Watkins, Lon son Co don, Mo M L Campbell, Salt T M Hampton, White Lake City Sulphur Springs JH Herbert. Bismarck J A Sunny. New York W P Parker, Chicago C L Officer. Missonla J A Watson. St Faul J i Baker. Fairfield, M O'itourke, Marys- Ill ville Joe temonec, Placer W 1 llodgers. Philips- H V Myers, Toston burg G Miss K Ingalls, Himini Mrs A WV aul. Great D W litemden, Milwau Falls kee J W logers, Placer P B Turner, Revenue W I Flowers. Boze- Mine man Geo t urner. Great Fall. B G West, Helena C I' Schermerhorn, R I'rossor, Helena Helena E W Presser, Hllona I Montgomery. Avon J T Thomson. Detroit Wm Young, butte Gus Mcuinnis, Helena Mrs T Jones, Colorado Louis Miller. C'orbin Jans I amr-a. Helena C N Lewis. leb na Alex Nypans, Wickes Mi Crammes, Elliston The New Merohants. Operated by the Merchants Hotel com Iany, now begs to announce that its rooms are open for the receptionof guests. Rooms will be offered to transcient guests at $1.25 per day (parlor floor), $1 per day (third floor), 75 cents per day (fourth floor). Ex tra for more than one occupant. All mod ern improvement, steam heat, electrio light, return electric ball call system, and sunshine in every guest chamber. Brussels and velvet carpets used exelusively through out the house. Office, elegant bar and billiard room, cigar stand and palatial bar ber shop on first floor. DONINOBOOM BZ-OPENXD. The diningroom in this hotel has been leased to and is now operated separately by the Misses Nagle, who are prepared to fur nish board. Meals 50 cents. Board $7 per week. Tickets, twenty-one meals, $8. Exeursion Rates to Californla. On the 15th of each month the Northern Pacific railroad will sell round trip tickets to California points as follows: Helena to San Franoisco and return, go ing via Portland and returning same way, $75. lo San Francisco, going via Portland and returning via Ogden and Silver Bow, 3'J(O. J o Los Angeles, goingt and returning via Portland, entering San Francisoo in one direction either going or returning, $89. To Los Angeles, going via Portland and San Francisco and returning via bacra mento and Ogden. $99.50. iTickets will be limited for sixty days for going passage, with return at any time within the dnal limit of six months. A. D. I'EcEAr, Gen. Art., Helena, Mont. CIlAs. S. 1E, UG. P. & T. A., St. Paul, Minn. Pig drive in men's underwear, shirts. hose and ftuniehieg good, of all kinds at The lieoe liv. G. A. I. Euea.npllentt, Washlngton, D. C. srpt. 20, 1891. For the above occasion the Great North ern hlailwav line will sell tickets from Heloena to Washington antil return at the low rate of (i,4.50. 'Tickets will be on sale Sept. 11 to 17 aind will be good to return un til Oct. 1i, 1II92. For fu ther partioulars eall at No. 1; North Main str, et. General 't cket Agent. L.egal blanks at this office. eMolre Fistures for hate. I have the followming store fixtures for sale: One hund ed feet of shelving, two oak finished upright show cases, one seven foot nickel-plated showcase, and two stand ards for same, one large looking lnass, thi' ty tables andl other fixtures. ''he above lixtures will be dispoi,,'d of very cheap. WM. Milrm, hleoaiver. Greenhood, Hohbsm Co.'s old stand. Excursion to Portland, Orn. On aoconnt of the meeting of the soy Sreign grand lodge I. U. 0. F. the Northern Pacifio railroad will make a rate of one and one-filth fre from Ilelena to Portland and return. Ti'kets ,in sale Sept. 14, 15. 1I and 17. with final hImit of Sept. 27. A D. I". ,;A, enoral Agent. 'I i.,, It,. , . wliyl Fill el e,··. ifr thnlr enrtire slee'k Of lat,,is a two-thirsts vals t , A r d,,ttion ,i : ':., l pec,'ent will ih, K. teatus ss ,s ry las , ito tihi house, a reir o , is:,il. t.iio dri, tti. tila. I. 55. o. 5', A rate of $42.90 for the round trit, Ilel ena to P' tiand, Oire., anid return, has been msade by the I'noun I'aollo systeri for the annual meeting, 1. ( 0. F., in HepternBer. 'lieskets ot sale S-'tt 14 to 17 inclausive, good to retain until Sept. 27. H. (1. Winso.ao, F & 1'. A. IIELENA IN Itltt5E. Jackson'e music store. Bailey block. JOTTINIGS ABOUT TOWN. There will be a regular mretiaq of t alty council this evening. There will be a reanular muatiln of t Ladies' Catholic Literary e i8ety this evenaing. A hine lot of crab aples from the .ltte Root valle was recelved in the local mar ket yesterday. The public schools opened vesterdar, thi enrollment being, it is thought, li ghtl u ahead of last year. The Iron Mountain Mining company ba sent to the board of Wbrld's far mnageri some excellent samples of the ore produce by the company. There will be a regular meting of Mi.l am chapter No. 1, 0. . S. a. at she templ this evening. Business of importance wil demand attsntiol. The Ladies' Auxiliary society of Tempi Emanu-EI will meet this afternoon at ths residence of Mrs. i. S chulman, 887 Broad way. A cordial invitation is herewith ox tended to all. George F. Seymour has sold to Margaret Murdock, of Springfield. Ills., thirty ates, being an undivided one-eighth of the s and e ) se a' section 30. town 10 north o. range three west for $6t000. The following lode locations were 1led with the county clerk yesterday: Vorheer No. I and Vorheer, Smith Creek district, by Charles Willing and Henry Vorhbeer' M. a K., Bear Gulch, by William J. Rickeil. Mrs. Etta Wallen, aged 28 years, wife of Samuel Wallen, died yesterday at her home 9 north Rodney street. The funeral will take place from the late residence at' two o'clock this afternoon. Friends and ac quaintances are respectfully invited. The Thomas O:use Savings bank has bought in at eheriff' sale lots one and two, block forty-five, Northern Pacific addition, for $1.805.85. The property was sold to satisfy a jadgment obtained by the bank against Thomas H. Carter as executor of the estate of Martha Deering. Constance Meich, who was arrested in Butte on the charge of having a lot of jew elry and music belonging to females at the Coliseum, was brought back by Marshal Galvin yesterday. Boon after his arrival the charge was withdrawn; those who had made the complaint withdrawing it by pay ing the costs, nearly 830. The Edenia Minine company has been incorporated by Frank Eberle. C. K. Ander son, G. B. Halls, W. J. Rickell and K. C. Carpenter with a capital stock of $8,000,000 in $1 shares. Business is to be carried qo in Lewis and Clarke county. The K. C. U. Blue and Blue G.ouse Extension lodes in Bear gulch have been conveyed to the company for $20,000 by W. J. Riohell. William Hideout returned from Butte yesterday where he won the ten mile run ning match in sixty-eight minutes against three competitors. Hideout trained for the contest on the Helena race track, running fourteen miles every morning. If the Butte track at Columbia Gardens had fewer laps to the mile, Hideout thinks he would have made better time. A few more decorated tea sete at The Bee Hive at the very low priceof $3.75. GO TO TiHE OPEINED GRAND CENTRAL * HOTEL BAR For the coolest glass of Beer in the city. MIXED DRINKS A SPECIALTY. JAY D. PHILLIPS, Proprietor. ANGLERS' OUTFITS. You are not in it if you purchase your Fly Hooks, Rods, Reel, Line, Creel, Fly Book, Leader Box or Waders before you come in and inspect my stook, which you will find not only the largest, but the best selected in all the details of a first class stock of goods, in the city, Prices are right, and according to the quality. There is no misrepresentation as to quality. All kinds of rod mountings in stock. Bicycle Sundries. (inns, Revolvers, Ammunition. and general stoek of Sporting Goods. M. H. BRYAN, GUN STORE, 103 BROADWAY. IIEILE A FALL STYLES. SILK( DERBY HA1TS HATS. DUNLPPS. Fedoras. - Crushers. CORRECT STYLES ONLY AT BABCOCK'S. TVl.(lis Ihe o l.olp hayv( been sold A dl Imi1( lid ' ill gnOdl, To k l. ( mu thle cold. We have SHc;OP" in en-e,.:.t variety, made up in all of the popular patt rn- and 01 the nirt desirable and substantial ma terials. We can fit alt t tize.s of fret, no matter how rugged or neat, rand it isn't worth while, to look elsewhere for style, for on that licore we cannot be buat.. ,LARKE & FAIP- MONTANA SHOE CO. 'IA)- hIl (Jit h( Y (l We hae ~~Ht> ii cr~ -:';vrey aeu nalo h pouarp e 11ii t i~notdaialead ubtnja a toa. Vecn i l zo ltfn natr cwrugdo et and~ ~ itxtWot hlet oo lehaob aye r nt j LAK & i FRNK MOTNASHE O SANBS BROS. Opening Autumn Sale D RBSS PDTTBRNS T $.4.50. We offer this week a choice assortment of Fall Dress Pat terns in all colors of Cheviots, Plaids, Stripes, Ladies' Cloth and Fancy Buitings, all-wool goods, at the extremely low price given above, $4.50 each. These patterns cannot be duplicated at less than $8.50 each. We are offering bargains also in higher grades of Fine Im ported Dress Patterns. Complete assortments now open in New Fall Silks and Dress Goods, Fall and Winter Jackets, Capes and Newmarkets, and a magnificent variety of New Patterns in Fine Carpets, Rugs and Draperies. Interior Decoration done according to the latest designs of Decorative Art. SINECTION INVTD SANDS BROS. • PATENTS. . United States and Foreign Pat ants obtained and any iaformattio given. EDWARD C. RUSSELL, Attorney at Law. blººrý4.kes 1T2l... Wl eI ar m SCHOOL DISTRICTS CONTEMPLATING issuing Bonds or building School Houses will find it to their interest to correspond with me. I have purchased more School Boncs in Montana during the past year than all other bond houses comrined. Am prepared to advance money for the erec tion of School Hcuses in advance of the issue of bonds. Will purchase sil classes of Bonds, State, County and City War. rants. Correspondence solicited. H. B. PALMER. 10 EDWARDS ST., HELENA, MONT. Rook and Ore BREAIERS AD CGRUSNERS. ("THE BLAKE STYLE.") This Style of Rock Breaker, after 20 years' practical test, has proved to be the best ever designed for the purpose of Breaking Quartz, Emery, Go1d and Silver Ores And all hard or brittle substances, also for making RAILRO.) BALLAST OR CONCRETE. Our adjustable toggle block [Pat. I 227,5541 enables us to adjust the machine while in motion to t size of any stone or particular product. There are other improv ments possessed by the machines not equalled by any otht in the world. Gold Medal awarded at the Massachusetts Mechanics' A.socia. tion, 1881, and Silver Medal (special) at the American Institute, New York, 1882. Farrell Foundry and ,sonia, Machine Company, ConR. C. T, Morrell, Practida Gunansith, 17 N. Main Street, lcelna Montana. WhIelesa. and Rletail Dealer is OGee, Flahing Tarkle, n manltloa. Sporting -Sede, Tests, Weste, Ouar, Campig Outfit., Ricycles, e. t ass Made to order and repaired; also Trunks. Paransol., Umbrella. Etc. oy tg WI lag aund ale Werk a pee.lalty. Sas. Tasta and Ittsabs taskle Isr reat.